When comparing gymnastics leg training to barbell training one assumes that sissy squats cause more injuries. I believe this idea was born from the youtuber Athlean-X, also known as the most famous fitness figure on YouTube ( which I deem to be just a fraudulent salesman but this is off topic)
However in the realm of bodyweight training sissy squats are just one of the many beginner leg movements used to progress to the intermediate exercise called matrix squats
And eventually a bodyweight athlete will progress to harder variations like the one legged matrix squat or one legged natural deficit leg press or one leg natural leg extension
Basically bodyweight training is about discovering movements which are normally deemed physically impossible to perform and becoming stronger than the physical limitation. The reverse planche was once deemed physically impossible, until people started getting strong enough to do them and before that the same thing happened to victorians on cross before. Bodyweight training is always evolving.
It's the same concept of powerlifting, for a skinny untrained individual it is physically impossible to perform a 2.5 times bodyweight squat...it is impossible until the individual develops the force needed to contrast the physical obstacle as proven by both recreational lifters and Olympic athletes.
The core concept is true to both weight training and bodyweight training, athletes train to overcome physics by sheer force
Now if the things are reversed and the sheer force is no more coming from athletes but from gravity... The same thing is valid. A strong enough sheer force will break an athlete resulting in destroyed limbs or even death in some cases.
We see athletes of all levels getting injuried all the time, beginners and world level champions both get injured.
If my reasoning is correct then no exercise is bad, and no exercise causes injuries but all injuries are only the cause of personal weakness
And if strength is indeed a skill like everyone suggests then it is obvious that eventually "strong" athletes can get injured from any movement they are not used to
My question is, are some exercises inherently more injury causing regardless of personal weakness or is weakness the only reason people get injured.
For example athletes don't get injured because they misplaced their wrist or because put the foot in the wrong position, but because they are weaker in those specific positions.
One would assume that it is common sense that a gymnast will get injured from a bench press the same way a powerlifter would get injured by even attempting to perform a Maltese butterfly on rings. Because they are both weak and strong in different positions.
Or to make another example, bending your spine forward to touch your toes is not injury inducing, but add a barbell and suddenly becomes a dangerous exercise...why? The movement is the same, the only factor changing is the weight overload.
So to make the question as on topic as possible.
"Can avoiding some specific exercises and using others decrease my chances of getting injured or is strength the only thing I need to focus to prevent injuries?"